jump·​suit | \ ˈjəmp-ˌsüt How to pronounce jumpsuit (audio) \

Definition of jumpsuit

1 : a one-piece garment consisting of a blouse or shirt with attached trousers or shorts
2 : a coverall worn by parachutists for jumping

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Kevin and Nick were there, along with their respective wives, Danielle Jonas and Priyanka Chopra; Dan + Shay sang while Turner walked down the aisle in a chic white jumpsuit; Ring Pops were involved; and an Elvis impersonator did the honors. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Here’s the Real Reason Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Got Married in Las Vegas," 3 May 2019 After guests enjoyed Champagne and Hors d'oeuvres, Christy Turlington Burns, in a jumpsuit that glittered like wet ink, shared the stage with Goodman, one of the model’s early supporters. Ian Malone, Vogue, "The National Portrait Gallery and Christy Turlington Burns Celebrate Vogue’s Tonne Goodman," 9 Apr. 2019 Check out her gorgeous look: The 48-year-old actress showed up at the 2019 Oscars red carpet looking like a winner in a caped black and white jumpsuit. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Melissa McCarthy Stands Out in a Stunning Jumpsuit and Cape on the Oscars Red Carpet," 25 Feb. 2019 Shackled at the wrists and ankles in a tan jail jumpsuit, Sayoc became weepy at one point, but said little at the hearing. Michael Balsamo, The Seattle Times, "Official: Pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets," 30 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile in Los Angeles, which was experiencing a heat wave, Ashley Madekwe stayed cool in a wide-leg jumpsuit and Emma Roberts wrapped herself in a gauzy black dress. Aubri Juhasz, The Cut, "The Best-est Party Looks of the Week," 13 July 2018 David Kert, an employee at Faces Nightclub, attended the event dressed in a unicorn jumpsuit. Kayla Fitzgerald, sacbee, "Why Sac Pride parade is a place where participants 'can feel free and not judged'," 10 June 2018 This charm was in full force at the party with Tamica, in a form fitting red dress, and Reagan, in a shimmering gold jumpsuit, leading the charge, with Jon Moody showing off his much talked about abs. Sue Strachan, NOLA.com, "Charmed, I'm sure: Southern Charm NOLA premiere party gathers show stars and fans," 15 Apr. 2018 Daur chose a full jumpsuit in green and blue swirls, while the Blutstein sisters are doubling the effect of a groovy hoodie and skirt in similar shades of lime and dusky gray. Vogue, "Zara Tie-Dye Skirt," 16 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of jumpsuit

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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English Language Learners Definition of jumpsuit

: a piece of clothing that consists of a blouse or shirt with attached pants or shorts


jump·​suit | \ ˈjəmp-ˌsüt How to pronounce jumpsuit (audio) \

Kids Definition of jumpsuit

: a one-piece garment consisting of a shirt with attached pants or shorts

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